Tested till perfect Quick Cheese Tortellini Soup
Quick Cheese Tortellini Soup
Photography by Jeff Coulson

Quick Cheese Tortellini Soup

This soup is so easy, you can throw it together in minutes, even at the last second on a busy morning. Opening up a container filled with these delicious, steaming flavours is like getting a big, warm hug from home. Look for packages of fresh tortellini in the refrigerated cases at the grocery store.

By Rheanna Kish amp; The Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: Moms Insert, Fall 2013

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  • Prep time 15 minutes
  • Total time 15 minutes
  • Portion size 1 serving


  • 4 cup 4cupsodium-reduced chicken broth
  • 1 1plum tomatoplum tomatoes, halved, seeded and diced
  • 3/4 cup 3/4cupfresh cheese-filled tortellini
  • 1/2 tsp 1/2tsplemon juice
  • 3 3slices baguette, (each scant 1/4 inch/0.5 cm thick)
  • 1 tsp 1tspgrated parmesan cheese
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In saucepan, bring broth, 1/2 cup water and tomato to boil; reduce heat and simmer for 3 minutes. Return to boil; stir in tortellini. Boil until tortellini are floating and tender, about 3 minutes.

Remove from heat; stir in lemon juice. Pack soup in vacuum bottle, and baguette and cheese in air- tight containers. Sprinkle Parmesan cheese over soup; eat with baguette slices.

Change it up:
Cheese Tortellini in Fresh Tomato sauce

Omit chicken broth and lemon juice. Cook tortellini according to package directions; drain. toss together tortellini; plum tomato, halved, seeded and diced; 2 tsp extra-virgin olive oil; 1 small clove garlic, minced; and 1/4 tsp dried italian herb seasoning. Pack tortellini mixture, baguette and Parmesan cheese as directed.

Nutritional Information Per serving: about

cal 381 pro 17g total fat 7g sat. fat 2g
carb 63g dietary fibre 3g sugar 6g chol 21mg
sodium 882mg potassium 171mg

% rdi:

iron 26 vit A 8 vit C 13 folate 12
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